Myles  Lord

Myles Lord

Managing Creative Director / MD / GF at DDB Berlin

Berlin, Germany

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Summary

Myles started his career in Cape Town at Lowe in 1996 and after 8 successful years in his home town moved to Germany to take up the post of Senior International Art Director on Mercedes-Benz and eBay at Springer & Jacoby in Hamburg. In 2007 he joined Heimat Berlin, to take a post as Creative Director on Audi and CNN International. In 2012 Myles joined the board of Heimat Berlin, fulfilling a role as Geschäftsführer Kreation ( Manging Director Creative ).

Myles is most recognized for the “CNN Ecosphere Project” which netted 4 Cannes Lions in 2012 as well as Grandprix’ s at ADC, AME and Eurobest. Ranked as 5th most awarded digital case worldwide by the Gunn Report 2012, pushing agency Heimat into first place in the German digital ranking. Piaff also ranked Myles as #5 most awarded creative in their global ranking 2012. He has has also lead his teams to net a number of local and international awards for Audi, Swissom and adidas. Myles currently is creative lead of DDB Berlin handling Volkswagen, eBay, Telekom and Sony amongst others.

Besides advertising, Myles is the co-founder of "Siya Bengezela" – an NGO creating art workshops in Cape Town Townships and bringing their works to the galleries of Berlin; supporting eductaion programs in Nyanga Township.

GF / Managing Creative Director

HEIMAT Berlin
Berlin, Germany
October 2012 - September 2015 (2 years 11 months)

Creative Director

TBWA\
Hamburg, Germany
2007 - July 2015 (8 years 6 months)

Creative Director

HEIMAT Berlin
Berlin, Germany
March 2007 - September 2012 (5 years 6 months)

Senior Art Director

Springer & Jacoby
October 2004 - January 2007 (2 years 3 months)

Education

Bachelors, Art Direction

Red & Yellow
1995 - 1997 (2 years)

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